As many as 7 people have died and nine injured when a mini van and a container lorry collided head-on at Yerraguntlapalle village on Kadiri-Madanapalle highway in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday.
Kadiri Circle Inspector of Police told The Hindu that the accident took place around 6.30 a.m. All the deceased and injured were passengers in the van that was coming towards Kadiri. The injured were shifted to various hospitals. The drivers of both the vehicles are absconding from the scene.
The deceased are identified as Nagesh (32), Bharat (50), Khadar Basha (45), Mahabub Basha (45), Jayamma (45), and six are seriously injured. The injured were immediately shifted to Kadiri area hospital, where the situation said to be very critical.
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